the West Midlands Mini Marathon Trials were held on Saturday 28th February at the Stourport Sports Club, for U13, U15 and U17 athletes who wish to be considered to represent the region at the London Mini Marathon on Sunday 26th April 2015.
Stewart Barnes, Chair of the England Athletics West Midlands regional council writes his February 2015 blog.
Two Exercise Physiology Workshops will be held to give coaches the opportunity observe a current high level athlete performing a physiological treadmill test to identify a number of variables that can be used to monitor/understand training and performance, e.g. lactate turnpoint and economy.
The 2014 winners of the England Athletics regional volunteer awards for the West Midlands are announced. The annual awards provide a unique opportunity to recognise the outstanding contributions made to our sport by these people who give their time, energy and expertise to our sport.
Whether you are a club looking to encourage more people to get involved as a coach or an official in 2015, or an organisation that understands the value of having qualified volunteers, we have resources to help you guide people to the right course for them.
Hereford and Worcester Schools' Athletics Assocation are pleased to announce their event dates for 2015.
Howard and Clova Court have been recognised nationally for work with disadvantaged young people in Sandwell and the Black country which includes their work with Wolves Bilston Athletics Club, Sandwell Athletics Development, Streetgames and the Q3 Academy.
The Staffordshire Athletics Network will be holding an endurance workshop day on 22nd November at the Alleynes Sports Centre in Stone. The morning workshop runs from 10am to noon and is entitled Volume vs Intensity through maturation. In the afternoon a Biomechanics for Athletes workshop with an interview followed by QA and drills.
We are looking to recruit a dynamic person to become the Aston University RUN Activator (voluntary position) with the key aim of increasing participation levels in athletics and running amongst students at Aston University.
Selection races for the 2015 London Mini Marathon West Midlands team will be taking place on Saturday 28th February and are open to all West Midlands qualified athletes under UKA Rules. All races will be over 3 miles on traffic free roads and entry is free.